Lightning Tips

Where not to be during lightning.

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1. Under a tree or other tall feature.

2. Exposed on a high place.

3. On wet, marshy soil.

4. In the open.


Crouch down in a stand of trees or shrubs of similar height and get into the lightning-safe position (see photo).

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